Poetic Devices

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Can you name the Poetic Devices?

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Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
I dumped my drink in the sink.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
The dish ran away with the spoon.
That guy's a beast.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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